BFI Doc Society Talent Support Manager

Doc Society


Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 dependent on experience

Doc Society is looking for a Talent Support Manager to join their team.

About Doc Society

We are an innovative non-profit organisation founded in 2005 that works with the most inspiring independent documentary filmmakers all over the world. We are a team of around 20 people working from offices in London and New York.

Our mission:

We bring people together to unleash the transformational power of documentary film. We stand in solidarity with filmmakers and work to unite them with new friends and allies, building new models globally. We aim to innovate, share and innovate again.

A commitment to anti-racism, economic justice and climate justice is embedded in all we do and how we do it.

Our driving principle:

Great documentaries enrich the lives of individuals. They have a unique ability to engage and connect people, transform communities and improve societies.

Equity and Inclusion:

We want Doc Society to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and to do their best work. Doc Society’s promotion of diversity and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our documentaries and across all of our programmes. We are fully focused on equality and believe in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other characteristics that make us who we are. For this reason we strongly encourage applicants from under-represented groups.

Main purpose of position

Doc Society is the delegate partner of the BFI for documentary filmmaking until 2025 and distributes a £6 million National Lottery fund on its behalf. Included in the fund is the Support Programme, focused on supporting filmmakers to access this fund, develop their own networks and build on the films they make. The Support Programme Manager will manage the Support Programme’s strategy, delivery and budget. The Support Programme Manager will have an overview of the Support Programme’s work and ensure its smooth running. They will ensure support is available to potential applicants, with a focus on equity, inclusion and talent development.

Hours: Full-time
Fixed term to March 31 2026

Further information

Please visit our website for full information and details of how to apply.

The closing date for this position is 21/11/2023 at 23:59

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